Worker injured in St. Louis manhole explosion
ST. LOUIS (AP) - An electrical contractor working underground has been injured in a downtown St. Louis manhole explosion.
KMOV-TV reports that the Ameren contractor suffered burns to the face and arms after the Friday morning explosion near the AT&T building at 9th and Chestnut streets.
The St. Louis Fire Department says the worker was removing what were believed to be dead electrical cables.
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